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  • WCISA is pleased to announce a Scholarship Program for the 2008-2009 Academic Year: (6/8/07)

    Purpose: To improve educational opportunities for academically qualified college students
    who have financial need and are a child or stepchild of an employee at a WCISA member
    company.

  • Availability: Two $1000 scholarships will be available and awarded to two high school
    seniors for use in the 2008-2009 academic year.

  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be a high school senior in good-standing, and they must plan on
    enrolling in an accredited two or four-year college or university in the fall of the
    application year.
    • Any planned field of study is acceptable.
    • The student must be the child or stepchild of an employee of a WCISA-member
    company in good-standing at the time of the application.

  • Criteria: The student must have a GPA (cumulative through high school) of 3.0 or higher
    at the time of application. Determination of financial need will be based on the student’s
    personal statement. Participation in extracurricular activities throughout high school,
    community service and special family circumstances will be given special consideration.
    Application materials will be submitted to WCSA, c/o Michael McNulty, Executive Director.
    The WCISA Board will review the applications and select the winners.

  • Click here for more information.
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No WCISA Outing at Wire Expo 2008 in Pittsburgh.

Due to the reasons listed below, the WCISA Board of Directors has voted not to hold a WCISA networking outing on the eve of the opening of the Wire Expo 2008 exhibits in Pittsburgh, PA, USA; 

  • WCISA’s non-endorsement of Wire Expo 2008.
  • WCISA’s request of the WAI (Wire Association International) to cancel future Wire Expo events.
  • Wire Expo exhibits open at 12:45 PM on Monday, June 9, so many exhibitors will arrive late Sunday night or Monday morning.
  • The WAI has scheduled a 5K Road Race for Charity (Sponsored by Leoni Wire Inc.) at 5:30 PM on Sunday night, June 8, 2008 (as part of Wire Expo).

Wire Expo 2008 exhibits are open June 9-11, 2008. Hardcopies of the WCISA Member Directory and Product Listing, 2008 Edition, will be distributed at the show from booth 722.

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WCISA® at the IWCS Conference™

WCISA® will be exhibiting in booth 503 of the exhibit portion of the IWCS Conference™ in Providence, RI, USA, November 10-12, 2008, www.iwcs.org. WCISA will distribute copies of the 2008 edition of the WCISA Member Directory & Product Listing, and 33 individual WCISA member Companies will also be exhibiting on their own.

WCISA will not organize a WCISA-hosted outing at IWCS for the following reasons:

The exhibits open in the afternoon on Monday, November 10, so many WCISA members will not be in town on Sunday, November 9.

WCISA Member company Cable Components Group LLC, www.cablecomponents.com, is hosting a Monday Night Football party on November 10, 2008, for all IWCS Conference attendees.

For nearly 60 years, the IWCS has organized a technical symposium in which the latest developments in wire and cable technology, materials and systems/applications have been presented. In later years, the forum has expanded to include an Executive Forum program for industry general management, and a Suppliers’ Exhibition where industry suppliers present their latest products and services.

In 2008, the IWCS Conference will include more than 100 technical papers, an exhibition with nearly 150 exhibition stands and eight Professional Development Courses. WCISA is a Supporting Associate of the IWCS Conference.

 



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